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Dormant
by Jessica L.H. Stanfield
Tuesday, April 08, 2003

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I went through a few years of not being able to write anything. It was the most awful experience and I really feel for anyone who's going throught that. This poem came from digging deep inside myself and remembering what it was like before I finally woke up one day and began pursuing my passion. It was a very personal journey that I took.

Dormant

Empty,
blank, white, nothingness,
surrounded me.
Each time I sat down,
I got up.
Unable to lend enough of myself
to a creation
that would speak volumes about me.
Sleeping imagination;
afraid to face my fear.
Fear of the void itself
and of not being able to fill it.
Afraid of bearing my blank, white soul
to a world of onlookers,
who waited in silence
for me to give them something tangible.
But I gave them only
blank spaces and empty words.
Dormant spirit,
waitied in the wings
to wake up
from my blank, empty, dreams.

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Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 4/8/2003
Been there, done that too. Fortunately, I can switch between poetry, novels, and articles for publication. Different hats altogether, so that helps...or I just read for inspiration. Well done, Jessica.
Reviewed by A PAX 4/8/2003
Oh the creative soul screams for creation! good write
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/8/2003
glad you made it through. there is nothing worse than not knowing what to write about or say! love, your friend, karen lynn in texas. (((HUGS))) good write! :)
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